Living a balanced athletic life

There are numerous mental health advantages to sports participation! Organized team sports (or even recreational pick-up games) boost your self-confidence and improves focus in other areas of life. Sports also do a great job of teaching teamwork, discipline, and responsibility – especially for children. Still, it takes serious commitment and focus to cope with a […]

MLB postseason preview

The Major League Baseball season is long, arduous, grueling, drawn-out – we could keep going with adjectives, but you get the idea. Each team plays a whopping 162 games every season, excluding possible wildcard games and the postseason. Needless to say, we’re officially past the appetizer and the main course portions of the season. What […]

Building the right on-field mentality for baseball or softball

on-field mentality

For many sports, including baseball and softball, it’s not just about the physical training and staying fit. It’s about mental fitness too. After all, the functions which our body functions are first instigated by the mind, right? Keeping your mind fit to win the game Research shows that many great athletes have been defeated, while […]

Habits of Elite Athletes

Do you have the habits of an elite athlete?

What separates the best athletes from the average ones? What does it take for an athlete to rise above the rest?  It is more than just a game. Sports encompass physical health, mental health and discipline. By developing the habits of elite athletes, your capabilities can be influenced in the right direction. What do some of […]

Exercises and drills to build pitching skills

The speed of a baseball pitch showcases the quality of the pitcher.  In order to improve the speed, most think a pitcher has to do workouts. This does increase the muscle strength of biceps and triceps, but pitching is all about the strength in the arm. Biceps and triceps are isolated muscles. If you want […]

Fielding-focused softball drills for your team

When athletes-in-the-making first start playing baseball or softball, there’s normally one main focus: hitting! What kid doesn’t love swinging a bat and watching the ball go flying? Hitting is important, but in reality, it’s only half the game. If basic skills are overlooked when kids are learning their fundamentals can lead to misunderstandings and gaps […]